Cinderella, 1922. Tha Laugh O Gram Studios. Don't think international conglomerates with banks of computers making highly sophisticated and realistic animation. Instead, think of a couple of cartoonists, in this case, in Kansas City who get together and start to draw simple animations of fairy stories. The drawings are simple and fluid and really a lot of fun. These cartoons needed almost a thousand laboriously drawn pictures for each minute of film...
Keywords: disney; fairy tale; Iwerks
Downloads: 10,721 (1 review)
|Little Boy Blue|
A 1936 color cartoon by Ub Iwerks
Keywords: Iwerks; animation; fairy tale
Downloads: 6,676 (1 review)
|Old Mother Hubbard (Iwerks)|
This is the Ub Iwerks animated version of the famous fairy tale.
Keywords: Iwerks; fairy tale; animation
A 1935 animated cartoon by Ub Iwerks
Keywords: nursery rhyme; iwerks; fairy tale
|THE BRAVE TIN SOLDIER - UB IWERKS|
THE BRAVE TIN SOLDIER very closely follows the original story by the Brothers Grimm. A one-legged tin soldier is cruelly mocked by other toys because of his deformity. The soldier falls in love with a toy ballerina who is desired by the toy king. The king exercises his military power to get the girl for himself. The tale ends tragically, with a surprisingly graphic execution by firing squad. This is probably too violent and weird for little kids...
Keywords: ANIMATION; CARTOON; FAIRY TALE; IWERKS; CINECOLOR
Downloads: 105,205 (2 reviews)
|The Adventures of Boris Munchausen|
The Adventures of Boris Munchauzen is an animated short created by the group of Russian kids under direction of open-source animation activist Konstantin Dmitriev. The animation was created with a purpose to demonstrate what young generation can do with open-source tools utilizing the technologies developed by Morevna Project. Official Website: http://munchausenproject.wordpress.com/ License: Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 Unported
Keywords: open-source; animation; tale; synfig; morevna; blender; remake
|The Big Bad Wolf - Castle Films|
Little Boy Blue and Scarecrow sing and dance, Little Bo Peep and her sheep join in. Black Sheep cries "wolf", which causes problems when a real wolf shows up. Animation by U. B. Iwerks.
Keywords: little bo peep; little boy blue; fairy tale
Downloads: 88,084 (11 reviews)
|A Toy Town Tale, Aesop's Fables by Van Beuren Studios (1931) - Van Beuren Studios|
Classic cartoon from Van Beuren Studios
Keywords: Aesops Fables; 1931; A Toytown Tale; Van Beuren
Downloads: 6,790 (1 review)
|Een verhaal met een baard - Joop Geesink's Dollywood|
This puppet-animation is from 1948 and created by the Dutch puppet-animation factory "Dollywood", raised by Joop Geesink. It is in techni-color with a soundtrack. The story is a fairy tale about a kingdom and a young prince which is cursed by a witch and gets a beard. Nobody can cut this beard and all men in the kingdom should have a beard. Then, when the child-prince is about 18 years old they find a solution in a Philips Philishave...
Keywords: philips; philishave; advertising; puppet; animation; joop geesink; dollywood; fairy tale; sprookje; baard; beard; heks; witch; vloek; curse